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Binay airs support for President

President Aquino spoke from the heart and touched the souls of Vice President Jejomar Binay and other politicians.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ czar is no American Caesar

The challenge of rebuilding a region devastated by a typhoon with a force 10 times that unleashed by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima is not unlike the effort mounted by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in war-ravaged Japan.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Allies want Enrile, Revilla, Estrada in Camp Crame

Several senators want their detained colleagues to remain in Camp Crame, the national police headquarters in Quezon City, instead of being transferred to a regular jail like alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t, MILF to resume talks on Bangsamoro bill

The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels are set to meet in Davao City from Aug. 1 to 10 to continue working on an agreed version of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

OPINION

Effective

President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address took an unexpected turn, and was the better for it.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Carpe diem,’ Mr. President

Most Filipinos lament the state of moral degeneration in which we find ourselves. We are disgusted with the social cancer we read about every day in the newspapers. Anomalies, such as the Napoles pork barrel scam in which unscrupulous government officials have taken part, are considered standard fare. We have become callous to corruption and immorality. Heinous crimes, like the Maguindanao massacre (as yet unsolved after five years), no longer cause an outrage among us. Natural calamities like earthquakes, floods and typhoons exacerbate the situation, making our world a fearful one.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Color-coded tears and memories

Director General Lilia de Lima of the Philippine Export Zone Authority was informed only last Sunday about Malacañang’s request that she be present at the Batasan when President Aquino delivered his State of the Nation Address on Monday.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

There’s the rub

I don’t know what P-Noy said yesterday. But last year, he sounded a note about legacy.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Still defending DAP

Most Filipinos, looking back on their childhood, will remember a phrase frequently delivered by parents, usually as a prelude to a spanking.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

BUSINESS

400MW supply shortage seen in 2015

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) has urged government leaders and company executives to invest in energy-efficiency initiatives and programs that will help avert an expected 400-megawatt (MW) power supply shortage in Luzon next year.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

P30B allotted for Araneta ‘extreme makeover’

The P30-billion facelift of the Araneta Center in Cubao will involve the development of at least three hotels, four residential towers, five business process outsourcing (BPO) buildings and the expansion of upscale Gateway Mall in the next few years, according to an executive of the Araneta group.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t back in deficit in June

Government spending rose by nearly half in June, raising hopes that the Aquino administration could resume boosting economic growth in the remaining months of the year to make up for the weak first quarter.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PSEi down in thin trade

The local stock barometer slipped Monday ahead of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address alongside caution arising from the start of the so-called “ghost month.”

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Government’s ‘to-do’ list remains long

In the weeks leading up to the 2010 elections, the campaign of then senator Benigno Aquino III, in an attempt to hold on to its shrinking lead in the polls, included a series of TV ads that proclaimed “Kung Walang Corrupt, Walang Mahirap.” In May that year, 15 million people rallied behind this battle cry to sweep the son of the late Corazon Aquino to the presidency.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

SPORTS

NU targets solo UAAP lead vs Adamson

National University may have pulled off a huge upset, but the Bulldogs hardly expect the game to get any easier when they go for the solo lead against winless Adamson in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament Wednesday.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos,UAAP | Read More »

NCAA: Lyceum Pirates shoot for 4th straight win

Lyceum shoots for a fourth straight victory against skidding Perpetual Help Wednesday, even as Letran and Emilio Aguinaldo seek to end their losing streaks in the 90th NCAA basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,NCAA | Read More »

Army Lady Troopers gain lead of Shakey’s V-League

Flashing poise and composure at the most crucial time, Army outlasted a gritty Ateneo side in five thrilling sets, 25-22, 25-13, 28-30, 20-26, 16-14, in the Shakey’s V-League Season II Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan Tuesday night.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Army seeks piece of Shakey’s V-League lead vs Ateneo

Army hopes to build momentum heading into the quarterfinal round Tuesday as it tangles with struggling Ateneo in the Shakey’s V-League Season II Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Volleyball | Read More »

NCAA: Blazers shock Red Lions; Cardinals end slump

St. Benilde forward Mark Romero wore a look of disbelief minutes after the final buzzer sounded. If it took awhile for the Blazers’ latest victory to sink in, it was totally understandable.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,NCAA | Read More »

LIFESTYLE

Seeing Xian Lim through the eyes of a mother

It’s amazing how life gives us opportunities to meet people who turn out to be absolutely remarkable.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Creative neighbors reinvent Pasay compound

Once a grim neighborhood, 2680 F.B. Harrison, the Pasay compound near an abandoned badminton court, has become an artistic hotbed ever since it was occupied by creative souls.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Daphne Oseña-Paez goes slow to get in shape

Entrepreneur, TV personality and blogger Daphne Oseña Paez is proud to be 44.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ayurveda works–even Western science now says so

It’s not all mumbo-jumbo. Ayurveda, one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, is currently under the scrutiny of the Western scientific community. So far, the results are encouraging.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

There’s more to Barcelona than Gaudi

Barcelona. The Spanish sun, the Medditernean sea, the Catalan artistry, and home to the illustrious architect Antoni Gaudi.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

ENTERTAINMENT

Marital row caught on cam

Unknown to Controversial Star and Poor Partner, a domestic altercation has been caught on camera. In the privacy of their home, they fought in front of a picture window within the range of a clueless neighbor’s CCTV unit.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Lyca can go to school now

Grand champion Lyca Gairanod of “The Voice Kids” cannot read. She learned the songs she performed on the talent search program just by listening to them.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Alleged Paolo Bediones sex video filmed years ago—source

The alleged sex video of TV host Paolo Bediones was filmed years ago, a source of an entertainment website said.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Kris Aquino cries during Sona

Kris Aquino was tearful when her brother, President Benigno III, mentioned their parents in his State of the Nation Address on Monday afternoon.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

Alex Gonzaga in no rush for next romance

Actress-TV host Alex Gonzaga feels she became more mature and responsible during her 49-day stay inside the “Big Brother” House.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

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